Featured Healthcare Content

  1. Crytographic Errors Defeat MarsJoke Ransomware
    10/14/2016

    Researchers develop a new decryption tool that helps stop the threat of MarsJoke. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Aetna Employing Apple Watch In mHealth Initiative
    10/5/2016

    Aetna and Apple are partnering in a new mHealth initiative that will supply Apple Watches in order to aid in the development of iOS-specific programs. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  3. Boards Pressured To Prioritize Security Due To Compliance Regulations
    10/4/2016

    A Majority of Board Members say they need a cyber expert on the board. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Selling MACRA Technology To Smaller Practices
    9/28/2016

    Smaller practices might not be quite ready to take on the challenges of MACRA, but it’s never too early for MSPs to start talking tech solutions with them. Small practices in particular are going to find themselves facing an incredibly complex reimbursement environment and, according to Diagnostic Imaging, tech won’t be an option in keeping up. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  5. Preventive Healthcare Emerging As Health Technology Sector
    9/20/2016

    Every year, millions of people die from preventable diseases and conditions including diabetes, obesity, infectious disease, chronic respiratory disease, and cardiovascular disease. As technology becomes more fundamental to healthcare, preventive healthcare innovation (technologies used in measures adopted for disease prevention instead of treatment) are showing big predicted growth.

  6. Vendor At Center Of Potential Healthcare Data Breach
    9/16/2016

    Vendor is likely to blame for yet another recent potential exposure of healthcare data.

  7. Inside VARTECH: Day 1 -- IoT Isn’t Just Hype, It’s A Real Money Maker
    9/13/2016

    BlueStar’s VARTECH 2016 kicked off today in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. A variety of BlueStar’s team are on hand to provide great insight into the goings on within the industry and at the distributor. One trend that gets a lot of headlines is IoT (Internet of Things). I had a chance to speak with Duane Roebuck, IoT & WLAN business development manager for BlueStar about IoT. Specifically, what’s hype and what VARs and integrators should be keeping their eyes on.

  8. Inside VARTECH: Day 2 – It’s All Upside With BlueStar’s Technical Services
    9/13/2016

    Today is the second day of VARTECH 2016 in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak with BlueStar leaders about POS, payment processing, IoT, and healthcare. Today, I was able to speak with Dan Brewer, technical services manager at Bluestar. Brewer’s message is simple: VARs should be leveraging BlueStar’s many services to extend their capabilities, improve their profitability, and win more business.

  9. Inside VARTECH: Day 1 -- Healthcare’s Biggest Opportunity & Threat
    9/12/2016

    BlueStar’s VARTECH 2016 kicked off today in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. I had the opportunity to speak with Rick Bird, healthcare vertical manager for BlueStar, who shared details on what the company sees as the biggest opportunity (and threat) to the VAR/integrator channel — unified communications.

  10. Whitepaper Stresses Breach Cost Of Lost Or Stolen Healthcare Devices
    9/12/2016

    DDS leader, Absolute releases whitepaper on the cost of healthcare data breach settlements involving lost or stolen devices. By Megan Williams, contributing writer